MBTI ENFJ Type Summary at Work


The ENFJ personality type is also sometimes referred to “The Giver" orange line

  • E – Introversion
  • N – Intuition
  • F – Feeling
  • J – Judging

Effects of Extroversion in Work Situations   

Extroversion (E)

Like variety and action

  • Are often impatient with long, slow jobs done alone
  • Are interested in the activities of their job, in getting it done, and in how other people do it
  • Often do not mind the interruptions of answering the phone or questions
  • Often act quickly, sometimes without thinking it through

Effects of Intuition in Work Situations

Intuition (N)

  • Like focusing on the future and what might be
  • Like solving new problems in unusual ways and dislike solving routine problems
  • Enjoy learning a new skill more than using it
  • Work in bursts of energy, powered by enthusiasm, with slack periods in between
  • Follow their inspirations, good or bad, regardless of the data (especially with inadequate type development)
  • Frequently make errors of fact, preferring instead the big picture
  • Dislike taking time for precision (especially EN types)
  • Create something new through a personal insight

Effects of Feeling in Work Situations

Feeling (F)

  • Like harmony
  • Efficiency may be badly disrupted by office feud
  • Tend to be sympathetic
  • Tend to be very aware of other people and their feelings (especially EF types)
  • Enjoy pleasing people, even in unimportant things
  • Often let decisions be influenced by their own or other people’s personal likes and dislikes
  • Need praise and personal attention
  • Dislike, even avoid, telling people unpleasant things
  • Are more people oriented- respond more easily to people’s values

Effects of Judging in Work Situations

Judging (J)

  • Work best when they can plan their work and follow the plan
  • Like to get things settled and finished
  • May decide things too quickly (especially EJ types)
  • May not notice new things that need to be done in their desire to complete what they are doing
  • End to be satisfied once they reach a judgment on a thing, situation, or person



"Warm, empathetic, responsive, and responsible. Highly attuned to the emotions, needs, and motivations of others. Find potential in everyone, want to help others fulfill their potential. May act as catalysts for individual and group growth. Loyal, responsive to praise and criticism. Sociable, facilitate others in a group, and provide inspiring leadership".


Summarized from Introduction to Type® by Isabel Briggs Myers all rights reserved